Triumph Spitfire (GM V6)

Started on Jan. 26 by v6spitfire

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1974 Triumph Spitfire with a 300cu Chevrolet V6. Bowtie block, 23* aluminum heads, cross ram intake (late 80's, early 90's NASCAR & ASA pieces). 2X3 tube chassis car with four link rear suspension. Runs mid 11 second quarter mile times with out any other power adders. GM 4speed over drive auto. Dodge 8 3/4" rear axle. I built it all from the ground up. Only original Spitfire parts are some body panels. Completely street legal and other then the hood scoop, the perfect sleeper.

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Jan 26, 2009 10:13 p.m.
Wow, that's quite the beast. How does it handle with the V6 up front?
Jan 26, 2009 10:15 p.m.
The car hadles great. The front suspension is a twin A-Arm set up. The car has 245/45/16 tires rear, 205/45/16 front. (24 X 9 slicks for the track). Overall weight is 2200lbs.
Feb 5, 2009 4:06 p.m.
Holy E36 M3 that is HOT! Love the color, what is it? Have any shots of the engine?
Mar 26, 2009 5:40 p.m.
Looks like fun! and gives me terrible ideas for my mgb...
Jan 8, 2011 9:13 p.m.
Awesome project, I really like the bare chassis shot. Clean work sir.

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